Representative G. K. Butterfield

Representing the 1st District of North Carolina

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Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) was joined by more than 190 House Democrats today in introducing the Keep Families Together Act, H.R. 6135, to end family separation at the U.S. border.  This legislation is the House companion to the legislation introduced by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Diane Feinstein (D-CA) earlier this month. 

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement on the United States Supreme Court’s decisions in Gill v. Whitford and Benisek v. Lamone, which address political gerrymandering in Wisconsin and Maryland, respectively:

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement in response to an announcement by Republican leaders in the North Carolina General Assembly that they intend to introduce a constitutional amendment requiring photo identification to cast a ballot in North Carolina:

Jun 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced that the Childhood Cancer STAR (Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research) Act, his bipartisan bill to elevate and prioritize the fight against childhood cancer, was signed into law by President Trump last night. 

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, U.S. Representatives G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.), Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.), and Yvette D. Clarke (D-N.Y.), released the following joint statement on President Trump’s nomination of Geoffrey Starks to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to replace outgoing FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn:

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the names of eight students from North Carolina’s First Congressional District, all of whom he nominated, who have received appointments to the U.S. military academies. 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today announced the winners of the 2018 Congressional Art Competition, a district-wide showcase for young artists.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Co-Chairs of the Childhood Cancer Caucus, Reps. G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Michael McCaul (R-TX), Jackie Speier (D-CA), and Mike Kelly (R-PA), applaud the passage of the Senate companion to their bill – S.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today spoke on the House Floor in opposition to the Republican Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (H.R.

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC- Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today issued the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his decision to terminate the United States’ participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acton (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Deal:

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Mar 1, 2018 In The News

As Black History Month came to a close, Rep. G.K. Butterfield was focused on writing history’s next chapter for African-Americans.

Feb 17, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - An Eastern Carolina Congressman called for a conversation on guns while attending a black history month event in Greenville Saturday.

Feb 15, 2018 In The News

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – On Tuesday, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation hosted an event to honor members who have served in the military.

The event, honorable within itself, proved extra special as North Carolina Congressman G.K. Butterfield saluted General Colin Powell.

Butterfield was honored for his service in the military from 1968 to 1970.

Feb 5, 2018 In The News

The nation saw the fashion statement made by first lady Melania Trump with her white pantsuit during last week’s State of the Union address.

Feb 2, 2018 In The News

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Nov 28, 2017 In The News

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

The new Greenville Transportation Activity Center will be named for U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield in recognition of the congressman's efforts to secure funding for the project, the city of Greenville announced on Monday.

Nov 17, 2017 In The News

WASHINGTON (WNCT) — Two local congressmen from opposite parties voted ‘no’ on the Republican tax bill, H.R. 1 on Wednesday in Washington D.C.

Congressman Walter B. Jones, Republican, stated that he voted against the bill primarily due to the trillions of dollars that it is projected to add to the national debt.

Nov 13, 2017 In The News

A pair of powerful black lawmakers in the U.S. Congress will visit Silicon Valley next week to push companies like Airbnb, Facebook, Twitter, Lyft and Uber to improve diversity.

Oct 13, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield used Wilson’s opioid crisis as an example during a health subcommittee hearing earlier this week on Capitol Hill.

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